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Crime Log: Carson City man arrested for meth, intent to sell

Carson City Sheriff's deputies arrested Devin Edward Keller, 43, a Carson City man, just before 6 p.m. Thursday. Keller was arrested for possession of methamphetamine (trafficking amount), as well as the misdemeanor allegations of obstructing an officer, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail is set at $21,900 plus administrative fees.

Officers also arrested the following individuals for misdemeanor allegations:

  • A 40-year-old Carson City man for failure to register as an ex-felon.

Carson City woman stabbed in arm, suspect remains at large

UPDATE 6:15PM: Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong provided more details into Thursday afternoon's stabbing. The woman who was assaulted and found near Fall and Corbett streets suffered a deep cut to the arm. Her injuries are non-life threatening. The victim reported that she knows the suspect and told investigators he was an ex-boyfriend, said Sheriff Furlong.
The man is described as Hispanic, with a long dark ponytail, 5 foot 8 inches tall, and a build of about 175 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt and black or dark pants.

Carson City woman arrested after allegedly punching, biting her 15-year-old daughter

A 34-year-old man was arrested Jan. 14, 8:15 p.m. at 20 College Parkway and is being held without bail on a fugitive from justice warrant out of California, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Nicholas Schroeder also faces a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana. According to the arrest report, officers responded on an anonymous tip that Schroeder was at a residence and had the warrant.

Carson City fugitive arrested after K9 dog finds him in attic

A Carson City man wanted by authorities as a fugitive, buried himself inside the insulation of an attic crawl space in an attempt to hide but was instead found and forced out by a police K9 dog.

Gregg Rowland, 45, an unemployed man who's address listed is 114 S. Division Street, was arrested on Monday by Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies. He faces several charges, including failing to register as a convicted sex offender.

UPDATE: charges reduced in battery case

UPDATE: Teresa Nicole DeLarge said she pleaded not guilty to a charge of battery with a deadly weapon. She said she was found guilty of simple battery, which is a misdemeanor.
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A Carson City woman faces a felony charge of battery with a deadly weapon after she allegedly smashed a beer bottle over the face of a woman she was fighting with outside a local bar.

Legislature: DNA collection bill dies

A bill to allow police to collect DNA samples when booking someone for a felony arrested died in the Senate Finance Committee late Monday in the waning hours of the Nevada Legislature.Senate Maj...

Arrests made in connection with weekend robberies

Three adults and one juvenile are in Washoe County Jail on suspicion of armed robbery in connection to a string of incidents that happened in Carson City and Reno over the weekend that left one man dead.

Accident ties up traffic at William and Saliman; streets busy today with motorcycles, BrewFest

Carson City Fire Department and rescue personnel were called to a three-vehicle accident this afternoon at the intersection of Saliman and William streets.

The accident was reported at 12:09 p.m., in the westbound lane, tying up traffic along William Street. Minor injuries were reported. Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies are diverting traffic.

Carson City dispatch: Woman and two children in Amber Alert found in Vacaville, Calif.

The woman and two children being searched for this morning have been found safe in Vacaville, Calif., according to dispatch. The woman, Kimberly Brune, and her two sons were found by police in the Northern California city.
An Amber Alert was issued this morning after Brune allegedly took both of her children, ages 5 and 7, from their Carson City home early this morning. The children were under the legal custody of their father.

Deputies injured, woman arrested after chase from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe

This story has been updated. Go here for the new version.

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UPDATE: A South Lake Tahoe woman faces felony charges of evading, assault with a deadly weapon, driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license after leading officers on a chase from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe on Sunday.

Crime Log: Carson City police arrest teacher for statutory sexual seduction

Carson City Sheriff's deputies arrested the following individuals through Wednesday morning:

  • Sean Alan Holloman, 28, a music teacher from Reno, at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Hollowman was arrested for felony allegations of statutory sexual seduction and sexual acts in public, as well as misdemeanor allegations of contributing to the deliquency of a minor. Hollowman was found by officers, publicly having what appeared to be sexual intercourse with a female, who claimed to be 16 but was later found to be 15, near Second Street. Bail is set at $23,000.

Carson City woman admits to stealing purse, spending money with friend on booze and smokes

An unemployed Carson City woman faces a felony grand larceny charge after admitting to stealing a woman's purse from a local casino, splitting the cash inside of it with a friend, and then buying alcohol and cigarettes.

Roseann Owens, 48, is being held on $10,000 bond at Carson City Jail. According to the arrest report, at about 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, the woman was seen leaning on the glass doors at the Carson City Sheriff's Office on Musser Street. The woman appeared to be distressed and an officer asked her what was wrong.

Nevada Assembly panel advances 'Brianna's law'

A bill that would allow police to take DNA samples from people arrested on serious criminal charges won approval Friday from a Nevada Assembly committee.The measure - known as "Brianna's Law" - ...

Crime Log: Man arrested in Carson City for cocaine

Carson City Sheriff's deputies made the following felony or gross misdemeanor arrests over Memorial Day Weekend:

  • Joaquin Paul Gabriel Jr., 29, an electrician from San Jose, Calif., at 10:30 p.m. Friday. Gabriel was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), as well as misdemeanor allegations of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail has been set at $4,100 plus administrative fees.

Man arrested after allegedly throwing an elbow into a Carson City deputy's head

A 28-year-old Carson City man faces a gross misdemeanor charge of battery on a police officer, and a misdemeanor resisting charge after he allegedly elbowed an officer in the head on Sunday morning outside of a bar.
Carlos Edwards Lopez was taken into custody following the alleged assault. His bail has been set at $4,612. Deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of North Carson Street at about 2 a.m. after there was a report of a fight in progress, according to the arrest report.

Police: Alleged bank cheats identified in video

An anonymous tipster identified two women whose pictures ran in the Nevada Appeal after they were captured on video allegedly defrauding a bank.

Governor reminds motorists about new cell phone law

Governor Brian Sandoval, the Nevada Departments of Public Safety and Transportation and other traffic safety partners held an event in Carson City to remind drivers that handheld cellphone use while driving is prohibited in the state as of Oct. 1.

As of Oct. 1, law enforcement is giving motorists a warning for driving while talking, typing or reading on a handheld cellphone or similar device. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, fines of up to $250, depending on the number of offenses, will be imposed for any driver using a handheld phone or device to talk, type or read.

Carson City man arrested after allegedly slapping, pinching and hitting 2-year-old son with a stick

A 33-year-old Carson City man faces child abuse and domestic battery charges after allegedly slapping and flicking his 2-year-old son in the face inside Walmart and then, according to witnesses, hitting the child with a stick outside the store.

Authorities arrested Bruce Scott, 33, at about 1 p.m. on Jan. 21 after witnesses stated they saw him hit the child multiple times. Surveillance video from the Market Street store was collected in the investigation.

Info on property tax increase

A reader wrote in today asking about the property tax hike the Carson City Board of Supervisors approved unanimously last week. What follows is a breakdown:

The property tax rate will go from $3.1872 to $3.66. If you do the math, that works out to a 13 percent increase. However, state law limits the amount of increase that homeowners have to pay to 3 percent per year, 6.4 percent on commercial properties. They estimate that taxes on average will increase 3 percent next year under this new rate, and account for about $3 million more than they would under the old rate.

Northern Nevada Guard trains in Las Vegas during New Year's holiday

About 400 Nevada guardsmen have begun training at various locations on and off the Las Vegas Strip on New Year's Eve this year for the 12th annual Vigilant Sentinel training exercise. The training is also being done in conjunction with the Las Vegas Metro Police. More than half of the guardsmen participating are from Northern Nevada. About 300,000 people are expected to party on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, according to Las Vegas Metro Police.

Metro Police lawsuit back in court

By Cy Ryan CARSON CITY – The Nevada Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to collect hundreds of ...

Robbery reported at AM/PM South Carson Street

A robbery has been reported this afternoon at the AM/PM on South Carson Street in Carson City. It happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. The suspect is said to have taken off with money he took from a customer and a weapon was not seen.

The suspect is reported to be a Hispanic or white male who jumped into the passenger seat of a green SUV or Dodge wagon that was last seen headed westbound near 7th Street. The suspect is described as wearing a camouflage green jacket, light in color and blue jeans, according to a description given to Carson City sheriff's deputies.

Fight at Carson City apartment lands biological brothers in jail

Two brothers were arrested on misdemeanor charges early Tuesday at a motel apartment in the 200 block of West Caroline Street after fighting with each other, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said.

According to the arrest report, officers were called to the motel at 2:24 a.m. When they arrived they could hear yelling coming from a third floor. Officers met with one of the men, age 56, standing in front of the room and observed another man, who had blood streaming from his nose, inside the room.

Carson City man faces felony credit card fraud charge

A Carson City man turned himself into Carson City Sheriff's Office authorities on Monday for a felony warrant of fraudulent use of a credit card.
Jeffrey Aguisanda, 30, had a warrant for his arrest out of Carson City Justice Court issued on August 9. Bail; $3,000.

In other arrests, Angela Rebecca Bowman of Mound House was booked into Carson City Jail on Monday. She faces two felonies charges that were under warrants: Failure to appear in court and violation of probation.

Nevada Groups Criticize U.S. Immigration Agency On ‘Secure Communities’ Decision

CARSON CITY – A Nevada activist group is criticizing a decision by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to terminate all of its agreements with states regarding the operation of its “Secure Communities” program.
The information sharing program identifies criminal aliens for prosecution and deportation.

Column: IRS telephone scammers target victims with threats

The IRS has warned repeatedly of a massive, sophisticated telephone scam. IRS warned of this scheme last October, then Feb. 27, 2014 and again March 20, 2014.

The scam is when victims are contacted by telephone and usually told they are entitled to big refunds or that they owe money that must be paid immediately to IRS.

One hospitalized after South Lake Tahoe hashish lab explodes

At 3:17 pm Wednesday, South Lake Tahoe police and fire personnel responded to the report of a structure fire at the Forest Manor, a multi unit two story apartment complex at 3754 Forest Avenue in South Lake Tahoe. As firefighters began to extinguish flames from unit 1 downstairs, police officers assisted with the evacuation of the entire complex.

Carson City deputies arrest alleged motorcycle club members on trespass, obstruction charges

Two men affiliated with a motorcycle club were arrested Wednesday on misdemeanor charges of trespassing and obstructing officers at a restaurant in the 300 block of South Carson Street.

According to the arrest report deputies with the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team were dispatched at 7:39 p.m. in reference to motorcycle club members entering the restaurant and open carrying a firearm. The club is a documented, criminal outlaw motorcycle group, the arrest report states.

Mother arrested for child endangerment

A 25-year-old Carson City mother was arrested Tuesday after her boyfriend came home to find the apartment in disarray and their 3-year-old child alone inside, according to a police report.

Cops and Kids Sheriff's Open House/Public Fair

Carson City Sheriff’s Office will host the 7th Annual Cops and Kids Sheriff’s Open House safety, crime and substance abuse awareness fair on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, 911 E. Musser Street, Carson City.
This year's special guest will be Miss Nevada USA 2010 Julianna Erdesz.

Carson City men jailed after getting into fight over marijuana deal gone bad

Two Carson City men were arrested and face felony drug and weapons charges after fighting each other over a marijuana drug deal that soured.

Bob L. Cryderman, 56, and Vincent Morenz, 49, were arrested in the 600 block of South Roop Street on May 10 at 8:37 p.m. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the Roop address on a report of battery with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival officers met with Cryderman in an apartment who appeared moderately battered. He stated that he was attacked and beaten by Morenz who lived in a nearby apartment and that Morenz took his .38 revolver.

Police: Mayweather uncle arrested in Vegas scuffle

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s uncle and trainer, Roger Mayweather, was arrested at a Las Vegas apartment in an attack on a female boxer he once trained, authorities said Tuesday.

Carson City man jailed, allegedly knocks phone out of hands of woman calling for help

A Carson City man was arrested Thursday on a domestic violence charge and a related felony charge after he allegedly prevented the victim, a family member, from calling 911.
Jeremy David Smith, 19, was placed into custody at 11:52 p.m. in the 4600 block of Oak Street.

Man wanted in Douglas County on drug trafficking charges arrested in California

A man wanted in Nevada on drug trafficking charges by the U.S. Marshal Service was arrested Friday in California.

Davis Gomez was taken into custody by Antioch Police Department officers after they were alerted the man was wanted through the U.S. Marshal Service, said Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Pat Brooks.

Contrary to tweet, cellphone law goes into effect Oct. 1

By David McGrath Schwartz Carson City — Talking on a cellphone and texting while driving is, for the next few months, still legal in Nevada, even if it's not advised. A perception has spread — kindled by police and confirmed by an informal ...

Carson City men face burglary charges after attempting to steal video games, camera at Kohl's

Three Carson City men were arrested after allegedly trying to steal video games and a camera from Kohl's, with one man acting as a lookout using a cell phone while two others attempted to take the property.

Tanner Jordan Rust, 20; Joseph Mills, 18, and Kenneth Burden, 20 were arrested on Tuesday and are in the Carson City Jail. Rust and Mills each face felony attempted burglary charges. Bail was set at $2,500 each. Burden faces a gross misdemeanor charge of conspiracy to burglarize. His bail was also set at $2,500.

Sparks shooting leaves 1 dead

Sparks shooting leaves 1 deadStaff Writer

Reno woman found safe, Petaluma woman remains missing after attending South Lake Tahoe party

UPDATE: 8:27 PM: The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the 21-year-old Reno woman reported missing since early New Year's day, Chantel Good, has been found unhurt. Still missing is a 19-year-old Petaluma woman, Alyssa Marie Byrne.

UPDATE 7:35PM: Reno Channel 2 KTVN reports that a 21-year-old Reno woman is missing as well as a 19-year-old Petaluma woman.

Chantel Good is described as 5 foot 4 inches and was last seen wearing brown boots, a flower-printed blue dress, a creme/beige pullover sweater, and a pink Aztec-design sweater. She was holding a brown satchel.
If you have any information on Good's whereabouts, call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at (530) 542-6110.

The Hundred Year War On The Economy

Sometimes it takes a while to get the big picture, to see things coming into focus. Now, I am not much for conspiracy theories, but if anything looks like it is being driven by design, this is one. The theories driving it were formulated many lifetimes ago. The people whose sick minds spawned them are long dead. For the life of me I do not understand how any egomaniac could possibly get his jollies from a trend he might have started but maybe not even his great-grandson might see coming to fruition. But there it is, a hundred year timeline on several fronts.

Destruction of money


McCall Realty gives Tahoe youth a fighting chance

In 2010, McCall Realty of South Lake Tahoe pledged to donate $20,000 of annual profits to five non-profit organizations benefitting the youth of South Shore. Owner Thane McCall is fulfilling that promise by delivering final contributions to the South Lake Tahoe Police Activities League (PAL), which will use the funds for after-school programs including a boxing club, bike club, recreation outing group and various sports teams.

Movie Review: 'Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part 1' slow but exactly what the fans want

The latest take on the popular teen-aimed "Twilight" sci-fi-fantasy-horror film series is in town and it's playing at the Fandango Galaxy cineplex.

It's called 'Twilight Saga, Breaking Dawn Part 1," and it brings back most of the cast of the earlier movies, although this is P-13 stuff with a lot of eroticism as well as all those fanged wolves. A teen film it is not, but you can bet a lot of teens are going to see it.

Capitol Police, Nevada Department of Public Safety staff deliver Toys for Tots

With requests for children's Christmas gifts soaring over the past three years, the Toys For Tots program in Carson City got a healthy boost courtesy of the Capitol Police division of the Nevada Department of Public Safety.

For the past several weeks Capitol Police officers and Nevada Department DPS staff members have been collecting new unwrapped toys, bicycles and warm clothing in Carson City to assist the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves with its the Toys for Tots collection drive effort.

Salaries and Watchdogs

By now, you have probably heard about the fiasco in Bell, Calif., where city officials were being paid outrageous salaries while cutting services and raising taxes.

When the manager of a city of 36,000 residents takes home almost $800,000 a year, that's going to raise some eyebrows. And how did he and other city executives get these salaries? The elected officials in Bell gave it to them, along with $100,000 annual salaries for themselves, for their part-time jobs.

Thousands cited for using cell phone while driving in Nevada

The Nevada Departments of Transportation and Public Safety, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Reno Police are reminding motorists that handheld cellphone use while driving is illegal.

Massive wildfire burning in southwest Reno

Update 11:53 a.m.: Congressmen Mark Amodei (NV-2) and Joe Heck (NV-3) released the following joint statement regarding the Caughlin Ranch fire:
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this disaster. We are in contact with the Governor’s office and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington, D.C. to offer guidance and assistance in providing resources to address the emergency. We are coordinating efforts to ensure the Prepositioned Equipment Program (PEP) located in Las Vegas is prepared to deploy and assist with controlling the fire if needed. Anyone wishing to make financial contributions to help the victims of this disaster may do so through the Red Cross."

Update 10 a.m: The State of Nevada, Washoe County and the City of Reno have declared a state of emergency. More than 9,500 people have been evacuated, according to City of Reno spokesman Chris Good. The 400-plus-acre fire is still zero percent contained. As of now, Galena High School is the evacuation point. If that fills up, Damonte Ranch High School will be the next evacuation point. Go here for the latest from UNR's Nevada Sagebrush and here from MyNews4.com.

Update 8:15: Fire now officially named Caughlin Fire.

Update 7:11 a.m.: KRNV is on the air talking with Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez who is saying they have lost about 20 homes so far, and the strong winds are a big problem. He also said the winds are so strong that there is no way to get air attacks on this fire.

An Emergency 211 number is being set up to provide better information for Reno residents.

A wind-driven wildfire has burned more than 400 acres and has consumed at least six homes in the Caughlin Ranch area in southwest Reno this morning. The Pine Haven fire broke out around 12:30 this morning and thousands have been told to evacuate. Residents are being evacuated to Reno High School, the designated area for evacuations. Fire agencies from the Carson City and Carson Valley areas are responding as are from the Lake Tahoe area. Power is out to at least 1,000 homes in the area, according to NV Energy.
Flames are threatening homes near Manzanita Lane and Dant Boulevard, and police officers were going to residences to evacuate residents. An officer went to the house of a panicking Kathy Harrah. The officer told her to take a deep breath and said "you are fairly safe," as she and her two sons, John and Kody, grabbed items and put them into their truck. "I have been watching the fire all night. I didn't know it was going to get this bad," she told the Reno Gazette-Journal before ordering her son to rip a computer out of a wall. The area was thick with smoke that hung over over Manzanita. Flames in the canyon below Manzanita shot up dozens of feet in the air as they hit brush. Go here and here for story.

Videos of the fire

Map of fire area

NV Energy warns of credit card scam

NV Energy warned on Thursday of another scam designed to obtain credit card numbers and money transfers from unsuspecting customers. The company has learned that imposters are calling customers demanding payments and threatening to turn off power.
Company spokesman Karl Walquist said NV Energy does not call customers about utility payments, regardless if they owe money. The company does not solicit credit card or other payments over the phone. Customers whose accounts are in arrears are notified through the U.S. Postal Service that payment is due.

Nevada Guard commemorates Flag Day, Army birthday in Carson City

Nevada Army Guard Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan began his remarks during the 16th annual Flag Day ceremony at the Nevada Capitol Assembly Chambers Friday by explaining why the flags around the state were at half-staff.

Hour long chase leads to arrest of armed robbery suspect

A 19 year old man is behind bars this morning after an hour-long chase that spanned Reno and Carson City.

Derek Kirk is charged with assault on a police officer with a deadly weapon, felony eluding, and grand larceny of a motor vehicle.
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15th Annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony

Event Date: 
May 3, 2012 - 12:00pm

In conjunction with National Police Week, Thursday, May 3, 2012 the 15th Annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial ceremony will be held on the Capitol grounds in Carson City. The service will honor the 120 Nevada Peace Officers that have been killed in the line of duty. In 1998, the memorial was dedicated on the Capitol grounds to recognize the ultimate sacrifice these officers made in service of their communities.

Times Are Tough, But What If

by Michelle Latham Source: http://aroundcarson.com/2010/03/04/times_are_tough_but_what_if Everyone followed the 3/50 Project whenever possible?The 3/50 Project is one that starts with you.

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